verb (used with object), transcribed, transcribing.
to make a written copy, especially a typewritten copy, of (dictated material, notes taken during a lecture, or other spoken material).
to make an exact copy of (a document, text, etc.).
to write out in another language or alphabet; translate or transliterate:
to transcribe Chinese into English characters.
Phonetics. to represent (speech sounds) in written phonetic or phonemic symbols.
Radio. to make a recording of (a program, announcement, etc.) for broadcasting.
Music. to arrange (a composition) for a medium other than that for which it was originally written.
Genetics. to effect genetic of (a DNA molecule template).
to write, type, or print out fully from speech, notes, etc
to make a phonetic transcription of
to transliterate or translate
to make an electrical recording of (a programme or speech) for a later broadcast
(music) to rewrite (a piece of music) for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended; arrange
(usually passive) (biochem) to convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, esp messenger RNA See also genetic code, translate (sense 6)
1550s, from Latin transcribere “to copy, write again in another place, write over, transfer,” from trans- “over” (see trans-) + scribere “write” (see script (n.)). To do it poorly is to transcribble (1746). Related: Transcribed; transcribing.
[mis-trans-leyt, -tranz-, mis-trans-leyt, -tranz-] /ˌmɪs trænsˈleɪt, -trænz-, mɪsˈtræns leɪt, -ˈtrænz-/ verb (used with or without object), mistranslated, mistranslating. 1. to incorrectly. v. 1530s, from mis- (1) + translate. Related: Mistranslated; mistranslating.
[tran-skrip-shuh n] /trænˈskrɪp ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of transcribing. 2. something transcribed. 3. a transcript; copy. 4. Music. 5. Radio and Television. a recording made especially for broadcasting. 6. Genetics. the process by which genetic information on a strand of DNA is used to synthesize a strand of complementary RNA. /trænˈskrɪpʃən/ noun […]
[mis-trans-leyt, -tranz-, mis-trans-leyt, -tranz-] /ˌmɪs trænsˈleɪt, -trænz-, mɪsˈtræns leɪt, -ˈtrænz-/ verb (used with or without object), mistranslated, mistranslating. 1. to incorrectly. n. 1690s, from mis- (1) + translation. v. 1530s, from mis- (1) + translate. Related: Mistranslated; mistranslating.
[mis-treet] /mɪsˈtrit/ verb (used with object) 1. to treat badly or abusively. /ˌmɪsˈtriːt/ verb 1. (transitive) to treat badly v. mid-15c.; see mis- (1) + treat (v.). Related: Mistreated; mistreating.